PRESS RELEASE: Ontario Trailblazer for Disability Rights Invited to United Nations

Nicole Flynn part of Canadian Government Delegation at Conference on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON, May 23, 2024 — Well-known human rights advocate, entrepreneur, and athlete Nicole Flynn, will travel to the United Nations in New York on June 11-13, 2024, as a member of Canada’s official delegation for a Convention on the Rights … Read More

Recapping Community Living Ontario’s 2023 Day at the Legislature

Council members posing with Chris Beesley and Minister Michael Parsa.

Photo by Louis Thomas After a four year hiatus, Community Living Ontario (CLO) welcomed the return of our annual Day at the Legislature event on Wednesday, May 10th. This event presented an opportunity for CLO and our member organizations to meet with elected officials in the spirit of connection and collaboration. We would first like to sincerely thank the Honourable … Read More

PRESS RELEASE: COMMUNITY LIVING MONTH HIGHLIGHTS HUMAN RIGHTS AND INCLUSION FOR PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  TORONTO, ON, April 27, 2023 — This May, Community Living Ontario (CLO) leads the celebration for “Community Living Month.” An annual, province-wide awareness campaign, Community Living Month promotes authentic inclusion for the more than 100,000 people in Ontario who have an intellectual disability and their families.  People with an intellectual disability (which includes diagnoses such as Autism, … Read More

CL Oakville- Free Public Skate

Aislinn DeRoches

May 28th 2022: CLO Free Public Skate –  In partnership with the Town of Oakville, Community Living Oakville will be hosting a public skate for the people we support and we would like to invite the community to join from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Sixteen Mile Sports Complex as we close out our month-long celebration of Community Living Month … Read More

CL Oakville- Shine a Light on Community Living

Aislinn DeRoches

May 1st 2022: Shine the Light on Community Living – Oakville Town Hall will be helping to promote and kick off Community Living Month by lighting up in green and blue from sunset to sunrise as part of Community Living Ontario’s Shine a Light on Community Living initiative.

CL Toronto- #ITookABreak22

Aislinn DeRoches

MAY 31: #ITookABreak22 for Community Living Month Every year, as part of Community Living Month, thousands of people across Ontario show their support for Community Living by participating in our #ITookABreak social media campaign. On Tuesday May 31st, help us advocate for a society where everyone belongs and where everyone is valued!

CL Parry Sound- Golf Tournament

Melanie Huff

Tournament details: Your registration fee includes green fees + use of carts, breakfast, post-round oyster bar and dinner. The winning team receives a certificate for 18-holes at Clublink’s Rocky Crest (including carts), and the runners-up receive a certificate for 18-holes at Clublink’s Lake Joseph (including carts). Plan to arrive between 7:00 and 8:15 am so that you can enjoy a … Read More

Journey to Belonging: Webinar 4

Melanie Huff

Supporting People who have a Developmental Disability to Age in Place More than 2,000 adults who have a developmental disability are living in long-term care facilities in Ontario, and nearly 600 are under age 60. The long-term care system often lacks the capacity to support people in this population. This session will feature organizations that are supporting people to age … Read More

Journey to Belonging: Webinar 3

Melanie Huff

Creating Partnerships to Support Transition-Age Youth Organizations across the province are finding that youth transitioning into adult developmental services are in need of intensive cross-sectoral supports. Many young adults are facing systems that simply don’t meet their needs. As a result, they are experiencing a high risk of negative outcomes. Join us to learn how Community Living Thunder Bay, Community … Read More

Journey to Belonging: Webinar 2

Melanie Huff

Supporting People to Have Choice and Control in Community-Based Housing There is a growing understanding that people supported by developmental service agencies can live in increasingly independent ways, and achieve greater health and quality of life as a result. In this session, we will learn about the individualized housing approaches taken by Community Living Algoma, and hear stories about people … Read More